HD70 - Engineer/Associate Engineer III
General Nature of Work:
Performs or supervises the design, planning and management of complex engineering, construction and facilities engineering projects or programs.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Incumbents who are registered as Professional Engineers by the South Carolina Board of Engineering Examiners will be entitled Engineer III as prescribed by S.C. State Code Section 40-22-30. Incumbents who are not registered will be entitled Engineering Associate III. Positions typically involve supervisory or program management responsibility.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Directs the planning, design, construction, installation, renovation, maintenance and repair of facilities, engineered systems and equipment.
Develops sampling and inspection processes to assess air, water and soil quality.
Serves as an agency representative for public hearings.
Serves as an expert witness for court proceedings or administrative hearings.
Serves as staff specialist for technical specifications, policy development and statewide regulatory programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of appropriate engineering theory, principles and practices.
Knowledge of current technology as applied to design, systems and facilities engineering, construction and maintenance.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulatory processes.
Skill in the operation and application of complex technical equipment and instrumentation.
Ability to perform complex mathematical and engineering computations.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to plan and oversee the work of subordinate engineers and technical staff.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require registration as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology and journey-level engineering work experience. A master's degree in engineering and entry-level engineering work experience may be substituted for the required experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology and four years journey-level engineering or architectural work experience. A master's degree in engineering or architecture and three years entry-level engineering or architectural work experience may be substituted for the required experience. Some positions require registration as a Professional Engineer or Associate Professional Engineer as prescribed in South Carolina Code Sections 40-22-190 and 40-22-195.
MUSC Physical Requirements: